Moont Rainier

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Moont Rainier
Mount Rainier from the Silver Queen Peak.jpg
Moont Rainier as viewed frae the northeast.
Heichest pynt
Elevation14,411 ft (4,392 m)  NGVD 29[1][2]
Prominence13,211 ft (4,027 m) [3]
Ranked 21st[4]
Isolation1,177 kilometres (731 mi)
LeetinU.S. state heich pynt
Ultra Decade Volcano
Coordinates46°51′10″N 121°45′37″W / 46.8528857°N 121.7603744°W / 46.8528857; -121.7603744Coordinates: 46°51′10″N 121°45′37″W / 46.8528857°N 121.7603744°W / 46.8528857; -121.7603744[5]
Parent rangeCascade Range
Topo mapUSGS Moont Rainier Wast
Age o rock500,000 years
Muntain teepStratovolcano
Volcanic arcCascade Volcanic Arc
Last eruptionNovember tae December 1894[6]
First ascent1870 bi Hazard Stevens an P. B. Van Trump
Easiest routerock/ice climb via Disappointment Cleaver

Moont Rainier (pronoonced: /rˈnɪər/) is the heicchest mountain o the Cascade Range o the Paceefic Northwast, an the heichest moontain in the state o Washington.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hill, Craig (2006-11-16). "Taking the measure of a mountain". The News Tribune. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2006-11-16.
  2. Signani, PLS, Larry (2000-07-19). "The Height of Accuracy". Point of Beginning (trade magazine). BNP Media. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
  3. "World Top 50 by Prominence". Retrieved 2008-11-05.
  4. "Mount Rainier".
  5. "Mount Rainier". Geographic Names Information System. Unitit States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
  6. "Rainier". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2008-08-27.